The Falcons have signed K Matt Bryant to a 1-year, $3 million deal, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Atlanta released Bryant in February but needed him back after K Giorgio Tavecchio struggled mightily this preseason. Bryant connected on 20 of 21 FG attempts and 33 of 35 XPs in 13 games last year. He finished 15th among Ks in fantasy points per game. He's a viable option this year kicking for a high-powered Falcons offense.
Update: Atlanta has officially waived Tavecchio and K Blair Walsh. So it's Bryant.
The Falcons have released K Matt Bryant. The 17-year veteran spent the past 10 seasons in Atlanta. His 86.2% career FG conversion rate ranks 8th among 31 active Ks with at least 50 attempts. Bryant reportedly wants to continue his career and should find a starting gig elsewhere.
Falcons K Matt Bryant (back) is active for today’s game against the Packers. He was added to the injury report on Friday and limited in practice, so he comes with elevated risk in fantasy lineups.
Falcons K Matt Bryant (back) is listed as questionable for this weekend’s game against the Packers. He was added to the injury report on Friday and limited in practice. We’ll see if Atlanta adds another K, but we’d go with a healthier option in Week 14 fantasy lineups.
Falcons K Matt Bryant (hamstring) will return for Sunday’s game against the Cowboys. He’s a fine fantasy play kicking for a strong offense in a dome.
Falcons K Matt Bryant (hamstring) was a full-go in Thursday's practice. That presumably means he'll return for this weekend's game against the Cowboys, sending K Giorgio Tavecchio back to the streets. Bryant is a fine fantasy option the rest of the way kicking for Atlanta's 8th-ranked scoring offense.
Falcons K Matt Bryant (hamstring) is out for Sunday’s game against the Browns. K Giorgio Tavecchio gets another start and is a fine fantasy option.
Falcons K Matt Bryant (hamstring) is out for Sunday’s game against the Redskins. So Atlanta will again roll with K Giorgio Tavecchio, who nailed 3 FGs and 2 XPs last time out. He’s a fine Week 9 fantasy play.
The Falcons have signed K Giorgio Tavecchio. He'll replace K Matt Bryant (hamstring) for at least this week. Tavecchio connected on a subpar 76% of his FG attempts for Oakland last year. But he's a viable Week 7 fantasy play with Atlanta sporting a big 30-point implied total on Monday night against the Giants.
Falcons K Matt Bryant is "likely" to miss next Monday night's game against the Giants with a hamstring injury suffered yesterday, HC Dan Quinn said. It sounds like Atlanta will sign K Giorgio Tavecchio to replace Bryant.
Falcons K Matt Bryant (calf) will play against the Cowboys this weekend. He kicked on Friday after sitting out the first 2 practices. Bryant kicked through this issue last week and is fine to get into Week 10 fantasy lineups.
Falcons K Matt Bryant injured his kicking leg in pre-game warmups yesterday. He was able to kick through it, connecting on both of his XPs and a 53-yard FG in the loss to the Panthers. That suggests that he'll be fine for this Sunday's game against the Cowboys, but we'll keep an eye on him this week.
Falcons K Matt Bryant (back) is active for today’s game against the Dolphins. The back issue obviously adds risk, but Bryant also has plenty of upside kicking for a team with an implied total of 29.75 — highest of the week.
ESPN's Adam Schefter reports that Falcons K Matt Bryant (back) is expected to kick against the Dolphins today. He only practiced on Friday this week. Consider him a risk/reward Week 6 fantasy play.
Falcons K Matt Bryant (back) is listed as questionable for Sunday’s game against the Dolphins. The “expectation” is that he’ll play, according to ESPN’s Vaughn McClure. There’s upside here in a plus matchup at home for the Dolphins. But you might want to go with a safer K in fantasy lineups.
Falcons K Matt Bryant (back) missed practice again on Thursday. We haven't heard for sure whether he's in danger of missing this weekend's game vs. Miami, but it sure seems like he is. Check back tomorrow for another update.
Falcons K Matt Bryant was held out of Wednesday's practice with a back injury. We don't have any other details right now. Check back tomorrow for another update.
The Falcons have placed K Matt Bryant (groin) on IR, ending his 2015 season. K Shayne Graham will finish out the season for Atlanta. He shouldn't need to worry about weather the rest of the way, but he's tough to trust in fantasy lineups on a struggling offense.
Falcons K Matt Bryant (quad) is out for Sunday’s game against the Panthers. Shayne Graham will kick again for Atlanta but isn’t a recommended fantasy play.
Falcons K Matt Bryant (quad) is out for Sunday’s game against the Bucs. K Shayne Graham gets another start after nailing 1 FG and 1 XP last week.
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